In an ongoing series of posts about accountability, Marc Tucker discusses the damaging effects that test-based accountability has had on the profession of teaching.
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February 27, 2014
February 21, 2014
Marc Tucker explains that there is no evidence that test-based accountability, for schools or for teachers, actually improves student achievement.
December 26, 2013
Marc Tucker and Andreas Schleicher respond to charges from Tom Loveless that the PISA results for Shanghai are suspect.
October 10, 2013
Marc Tucker argues that the next version of ESEA should require tests that actually measure higher order thinking skills and, at the same time, require accountability testing no more than three times in a student's career.
May 18, 2013
Marc Tucker addresses recent backlash against the Common Core State Standards and explains why they will benefit disadvantaged students.
April 18, 2013
Marc Tucker takes a look at the rise of MOOCs from the perspective of social mobility.
April 12, 2013
Marc Tucker explains why our education system fails to offset social inequities.
September 05, 2012
Marc Tucker responds to educator Marion Brady's objections to the common core state standards.
February 07, 2012
Marc Tucker examines the OECD data on disadvantaged students who succeed in school.
January 12, 2012
Marc Tucker reflects on how ESEA and NCLB treated the issue of accountability.